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Error Codes displayed on the MG2220 LED

Alarm Lamp Is Lit Orange

When a machine error occurs, the Alarm lamp is lit orange and the error code as follows is displayed on the LED. Check the error code displayed on the LED and take the appropriate action to correct the error.

* Depending on the error occurred, the Alarm lamp is not lit.

Note
  • "Support Code" on the table below means the error number. It appears on the computer screen with a message when an error occurs.

Support Code

Error Code

Cause

Action

1003

E, 0, 2

figure: LED

(LED display)

The machine is out of paper./Paper does not feed.

Reload the paper on the front tray and press the Black or Color button.  Loading Paper

When you load the paper, insert the paper stack until the leading edge touches the far end of the front tray.

1300

1303

E, 0, 3

figure: LED

(LED display)

Paper jam.

The paper may be jammed. Remove the jammed paper, reload paper properly in the machine, then press the Black or Color button.

Paper Jams

1687

E, 0, 4

figure: LED

(LED display)

The FINE cartridge is not installed properly.

The FINE cartridge is not installed properly.

Open the paper output cover. When the head cover opens, push up the ink cartridge lock lever to confirm that the FINE cartridges are installed properly. After that, close the paper output cover.

If the error is not resolved, remove the FINE Cartridges, then install them again.

Replacing a FINE cartridge

 

REFERENCE
When the Head Cover does not open, turn OFF this product. Then, push the left side of the FINE Cartridge Holder, then move it until it hits the right inner side of the printer. On this occasion, do not touch the other parts.


When the Head Cover opens, move the FINE Cartridge Holder to the position that the Ink Cartridge Lock Lever can be seen.


Remove the FINE cartridge, then install it properly.
Turn ON this product to confirm that the error is solved.

1401

1403

E, 0, 5

figure: LED

(LED display)

The FINE Cartridge is not installed properly./Appropriate FINE Cartridge is not installed.

If the error is not resolved, contact the service center.

1485

E, 0, 5

figure: LED

(LED display)

Appropriate FINE Cartridge is not installed.

Appropriate ink cartridge is not installed.

Printing cannot be executed because the ink cartridge is not compatible with this machine.

Install the appropriate ink cartridge.

If you want to cancel printing, press the machine's Stop/Reset button.

Replacing a FINE cartridge

1202

E, 0, 6

figure: LED

(LED display)

The paper output cover is open.

The paper output cover is open. Close the paper output cover.

1486

1487

E, 0, 7

figure: LED

(LED display)

FINE cartridge is not installed in the correct position.

Make sure that each FINE cartridge is installed in the correct position.

Replacing a FINE cartridge

1702

1704

1712

1714

E, 0, 8

figure: LED

(LED display)

Ink absorber is almost full.

Press the machine's Black or Color button to continue printing. Contact the service center.

4100

E, 1, 2

figure: LED

(LED display)

Cannot print the contents on CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM.

You cannot print the contents on CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM.

When you print the contents on CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM, confirm the message on the computer screen, make sure that genuine Canon FINE cartridges are all installed properly, then start printing again.

1686

E, 1, 3

figure: LED

(LED display)

The remaining ink level cannot be detected.

The ink may have run out.

The function for detecting the remaining ink level will be disabled since the ink level cannot be correctly detected.

If you want to continue printing without this function, press the machine's Stop/Reset button for at least 5 seconds.

Canon recommends to use new genuine Canon cartridges in order to obtain optimum qualities.

Replacing a FINE cartridge

Please be advised that Canon shall not be liable for any malfunction or trouble caused by continuation of printing under the ink out condition.

1684

E, 1, 4

figure: LED

(LED display)

FINE cartridge cannot be recognized.

The ink cartridge cannot be recognized.

Printing cannot be executed because the ink cartridge may not be installed properly or may not be compatible with this machine.

Install the appropriate ink cartridge.

If you want to cancel printing, press the machine's Stop/Reset button.

Replacing a FINE cartridge

1682

E, 1, 5

figure: LED

(LED display)

The FINE Cartridge cannot be recognized.

The FINE Cartridge cannot be recognized.

Replace the FINE Cartridge.

Replacing a FINE cartridge

If the error is not resolved, the FINE Cartridge may be damaged. Contact the service center.

1688

E, 1, 6

figure: LED

(LED display)

The ink has run out.

The ink has run out.

Replace the ink cartridge and close the paper output cover.

Replacing a FINE cartridge

If printing is in progress and you want to continue printing, press the machine's Stop/Reset button for at least 5 seconds with the ink cartridge installed. Then printing can continue under the ink out condition.

The function for detecting the remaining ink level will be disabled.

Replace the empty ink cartridge immediately after the printing. The resulting print quality is not satisfactory, if printing is continued under the ink out condition.

1250

E, 1, 7

figure: LED

(LED display)

The Front Tray is closed.

Open the Front Tray to resume printing.

-

E, 3, 0

figure: LED

(LED display)

The size of the original cannot be correctly detected or the document is too small when the Fit-to-Page copying is selected.

  • Make sure that the original is correctly loaded on the platen glass.

  • Check the position and direction of the original loaded on the platen glass.

-

E, 3, 1

figure: LED

(LED display)

The machine is not connected with the computer.

Connect the machine and the computer with a USB cable.

1890

E, 4, 0

figure: LED

(LED display)

The protective material for the FINE Cartridge or the tape remains attached.

Check the inside of the machine. If the protective material or the tape remains attached, remove it.

When the Protective Material or the Tape Remains Attached

-

E, 5, 0

figure: LED

(LED display)

Scanning the print head alignment sheet has failed.

Press the Stop/Reset button to dismiss the error, then take the actions described below.

  • Make sure that the print head alignment sheet is set in the correct position and orientation on the platen glass.

  • Make sure the platen glass and the print head alignment sheet are not dirty.

  • Make sure the type and size of loaded paper is suitable for Automatic Print Head Alignment.

    For Automatic Print Head Alignment, always load one sheet of A4 or letter-sized plain paper.

  • Make sure if Print Head nozzles are clogged.

    Print the nozzle check pattern to check the status of the Print Head.

    Printing the Nozzle Check Pattern

If the error is not resolved, connect the machine to the computer and align the Print Head on the printer driver.

 Windows

 Mac

Alarm Lamp Flashes Orange

When the Alarm lamps flashes and the error code as follows is displayed on the LED, an error requiring you to contact the service center has occurred.

Support Code

Error Code

Action

5100

P, 0, 2

figure: LED

(LED display)

Check 1: Check if the protective material is left inside the printer
Check 2: Check if there is any foreign material inside the printer
Check 3: Check the encoder film conditions, and clean it if it is smeared

Cancel printing, turn off the machine. Then clear the jammed paper or protective material that is preventing the FINE Cartridge Holder from moving, and turn on the machine again .

Paper Jams

Removing the Protective Material

The printer detects the position of the FINE cartridge holder by the encoder film. If the film is smeared, the holder position cannot be detected properly, resulting in Error P, 0, 2.
Check the encoder film condition and clean it if it is smeared, while following the procedures below.

Cleaning the Encoder Film

Important
  • Be careful not to touch the components inside the machine. The machine may not print out properly if you touch it.

  • If the problem is not resolved, contact the service center.

5B02

5B04

5B12

5B14

P, 0, 7

figure: LED

(LED display)

The machine error has occurred.

Contact the service center.

B200

P, 1, 0

figure: LED

(LED display)

Replace the FINE Cartridge.

If replacing the FINE Cartridge does not resolve the issue, turn off the machine, and unplug the power cord of the machine from the power supply then contact the service center.

5011

5012

5200

5400

6000

6800

6801

6930

6931

6932

6933

6936

6937

6938

6940

6941

6942

6943

6944

6945

6946

Other cases than above:

Turn off the machine, and unplug the power cord of the machine from the power supply.

Plug the machine back in and turn the machine back on.

If the problem is not resolved, contact the service center.

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